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“Performance and Dinner” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tamanu Beach Resort

Tamanu Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 15 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Price range: US$11 - US$47
Cuisines: Seafood, Polynesian
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Good for: View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Tamanu beach has a beachside 60 seat Bar & Restaurant. We are open for breakfast lunch and dinner with a simple Island style menu. Our feature Island Nights every Thursday are a highlight of Aitutaki dining. Sunday is a relaxed family bbq buffet. The specials menu changes regularly with the freshest catch and seasonal fruits. We do pretty good coffee (getting better every day!) and our sunset cocktails are very tempting.
WPG
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Performance and Dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

We ate at the buffet which was just barely average.The young hostess was bordering on rude when I moved slightly ahead of her on the way to our seat. She snipped,``where are you going, you don`t know where you are to sit!`` It was the show with local people that made this dining experience fantastic. They were not like so many of the professional dancers and musicians that we saw throughout our month long stay in the Pacific. They were having fun and that just shone through. What wonderful authentic entertainment!

Visited May 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Tamanu Beach and Aitutaki”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

This is the second time at this resort was last there 10 years ago, still as magical and amazing as we thought, if you crave internet don't go to Aitutaki

Visited June 2014
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Disappointing pure”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

We visited Tamanu Beach for their Island night in May.
After 35 minutes wait for my drink order, i was surprised and disappointed at the offered buffet.
They seriously had half cooked eggs, and called it "Egg Salad", the food was average in taste and the three different choices at the dessert buffet (fruitsalad out of the tin, brownies and ice cream..), well...for this price ...
Service was slow but lovely
The show of local dancers was good.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“poor food poor value.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

went for a barbecue night. was disappointed with the meat, and most of the salads and vegetables ran out. desserts were unoriginal.

Visited June 2014
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NZ
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Tamanu Beach resort restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Four of us had an evening meal there. The setting was very nice, staff friendly and service very good. The food was above average, but not excellent.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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